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Consortial Benchmark "Smart Maintenance" 2018

Learn from the Best: Success Principles for the Maintenance of the Future


Logo des Konsortial-Benchmarkings "Smart Maintenance"
Logo des Konsortial-Benchmarkings "Smart Maintenance"

Smart Maintenance is an effective and efficient form of maintenance using digital technologies and mass data to secure the demand-based availability of manufacturing facilities in the age of Industrie 4.0. Aside from guaranteeing machine availability in line with demand, data-based maintenance makes it possible to reduce operating costs and increase the lifetime of machines and facilities.

Learn from the best:

  • how digital technologies can be successfully integrated into maintenance processes;
  • how best practice companies manage to increase machine and facility availability with the help of data-based prediction methods and thus enhance production output;
  • which employee and organizational capabilities are essential in securing successful maintenance in the age of Industrie 4.0;
  • how enterprises remain competitive in the digital age by embracing corporate cultural and organizational change in maintenance;
  • which factors are decisive for the successful launch of Smart Maintenance business models.

The screening stage has begun. Take the opportunity to participate in the study by completing our online questionnaire! The deadline for submissions is November 30, 2018.

  • Take the opportunity to be recognized as “the best among the best” by participating in this study! Successful Practice companies will in have the opportunity to participate in four company site visits to experience Smart Maintenance “in action.”
  • As a thank-you for participating, you will receive a summary of the results of the study.
  • In addition, all participants will be entered into a prize draw to win a participation voucher for RWTH’s “Smart Service Manager” certificate course worth EUR 3,500.
  • Please complete the questionnaire together with your colleagues, which will take about 45 minutes of your time.

Video: Smart Maintenance – Consortial Benchmarking for selected industrial partners

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  • Progress of the CBM:
    1 2 3 4 5
    1: Kick-off meeting 
    2: Screening phase 
    3: Review meeting 
    4: Company visits 
    5: Concluding conference 
    - finished successfully - 
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